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Definition of misletoe
MisletoeMisletoe Mis"le*toe, n.
See Mistletoe. misletoeMistletoe Mis"tle*toe, n. [AS. mistelt[=a]n; mistel mistletoe
+ t[=a]n twig. AS. mistel is akin of D., G., Dan. & Sw.
mistel, OHG. mistil, Icel. mistilteinn; and AS. t[=a]n to D.
teen, OHG. zein, Icel. teinn, Goth. tains. Cf. Missel.]
A parasitic evergreen plant of Europe (Viscum album), bearing
a glutinous fruit. When found upon the oak, where it is rare,
it was an object of superstitious regard among the Druids. A
bird lime is prepared from its fruit. [Written also
misletoe, misseltoe, and mistleto.] --Lindley. Loudon.
Note: The mistletoe of the United States is Phoradendron
flavescens, having broader leaves than the European
kind. In different regions various similar plants are
called by this name.
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